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Tornado of 1897: Names of Those Killed
The April 9 issue of the Chandler Publicist states that 13 people had died plus 30 horses.
The Chandler Newsfor 16 April 1897 carries the following article:
The Victims of the Cyclone: Something About the Lives that Were Lost in the Terrible Storm of March 30th
"Chandler has become a city of cave dwellers," stated the Editor.
Names listed (not including infants):
Demoss, E. Getinger, Emma
Johnson, David C.; Mrs. P. C. Johnson and children, Nelson Johnson and Elsie Johnson
Lee, Mrs. H. C.
Smith, Mrs. Tom
Woodyard, Mr. and Mrs. James Woodyard and child
Added 23 April 1897: Alexander Bishop (buried in Wright Cemetery) Click to enlarge the image below.